(France) Comedy-Romance - PG-13
This five time Academy Award winning silent film set in the 1920s follows a silent movie star and a young dancer whose lives are changed forever after the arrival of talking pictures.
Playing at Celebration! Cinema: Friday, February 8 @ 4p.m., Saturday, February 9 @ 4 p.m., Sunday, February 10 @ 7 p.m.
Me Kuchu -
(Uganda) Documentary - NR selection from the Human Rights Watch Traveling Film Festival
In Uganda, activists fight a desperate battle to stop a piece of legislation that would make homosexuality punishable by death. Focused around veteran activist David Kato, Call Me Kuchu tells of a stirring fight not only for equality, but also for the restoration of basic human rights.
CMU Park Library Auditorium: Friday, February 8 @ 6 p.m., Saturday, February 16 @1:15 p.m.
(France) Drama - NR, French with English subtitles
Romeo and Juliette, a young couple who are new parents, come together when they find out their baby has a brain tumor. They refuse to surrender in the war against the illness.
CMU Park Library Auditorium: Friday, February 15 @ 9:45 p.m., Sunday, February 17 @ 5 p.m.
(USA) Documentary - NR
This moving documentary explores the changes in Detroit following the downward economic spiral. This film could change the way you think about Detroit.
CMU Park Library Auditorium: Saturday, February 9 @ 8:30 p.m., Sunday, February 10 @ 10 p.m.
(Burkina Faso) Drama - NR, French with English subtitles
A Nigerian travels in search of better prospects at the hands of a gold rush that turns out to have ended years before. Men toil in desperation for a small amounts of gold.
CMU Park Library Auditorium: Saturday, February 9 @ 12:30 p.m., Sunday, February 10 @ 4:15 p.m.
(USA) Comedy - NR
This Hawaiian comedy focuses on William, an unemployment agent, and Merton, a foolishly ignorant surfer. The movie is a sure tropical adventure full of off-beat humor and surprises
Park Library Auditorium: Saturday, February 9 @ 4:30 p.m., Saturday, February
16 @ 6:50 p.m.
(France) Comedy-Drama - NR, French with English subtitles
An aging author turned shoe shiner named Marcel Marx in the French coastal town of Le Havre welcomes into his life the unexpected arrival of a young immigrant who was trying to get to England but ended up on the French side of the Channel by mistake. Ultimately Marcel and the local community are forced to help protect the young man from police and the threat of deportation.
CMU Park Library Auditorium: Saturday, February 16 @ 5 p.m., Sunday, February 17 @ 8:45 p.m.
(USA) Drama - NR
After Joey’s partner is killed in a car crash, the law gave custody of his son to his aunt. Struggling to understand the situation, Joey fights to be a father in this eye opening film.
CMU Park Library Auditorium: Saturday, February 16 @ 10 a.m., Sunday, February 17 @ 1:45 p.m.
(USA) Documentary - NR selection from the Human Rights Watch Traveling Film Festival
Soldiers tell their horror stories from within the U.S. military, many troubled by memories of rape. This investigative documentary gives insight on the profound emotional impact on the soldiers and the institutions alleged to have covered up these crimes.
CMU Park Library Auditorium: Friday, February 8 @ 8 p.m., Saturday, February 9 @ 10:30 a.m.
Kid with the Bike
(France) Drama - PG-13, French with English subtitles
After young Cyril is abandoned by his father, he is graciously taken in by a kind hairdresser. He quickly finds himself in a cycle of crime and dangerous behavior in this captivating story of hope and belonging.
CMU Park Library Auditorium: Saturday, February 9 @ 6:30 p.m., Saturday, February 9 @ 10:15 p.m.
(USA) Comedy-Drama - PG-13
Starring an all-star cast of Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, and Frances McDormand, this film follows two young kids who run away from home to be together which causes a local search party.
CMU Park Library Auditorium: Friday, February 15 @ 7:45 p.m., Saturday, February 16 @ 8:45 p.m.
(USA) Documentary - NR
The South Pole is the setting for this thrilling documentary. A fascinating watch for anyone interested in the day to day life of workers at one of the most isolated locations on the Earth, or for anyone with a sense of adventure and an appreciation for exotic scenery!
CMU Park Library Auditorium: Sunday, February 10 @ 6 p.m., Saturday, February 16 @ 3:15 p.m.
of Being a Wallflower
(USA) Drama - PG-13
A young boy struggles with the
transition to high school, after being haunted by the suicide of his best
friend. Young Sam is forced to navigate the difficult world of drugs, sex,
love, sociability, and music that make up his freshman year.
Cinema: Friday, February 8 @ 1:30 p.m., Saturday, February 9 @ 1:30 p.m., Sunday,
February 10 at 9 p.m.
Organized Crime in a Small Town
(USA) Documentary - NR
Throughout the 1920s and 1930s the Purple Gang operated as an organized crime syndicate throughout Michigan. Shot on location in Clare, Michigan and in nearby communities, Purple looks into the how small town culture was challenged by the nature of organized crime. Directed by Benjamin Tigner.
Park Library Auditorium: Sunday, February 10 @ 12:30 p.m.
(USA/Mexico) Documentary - NR selection from the Human Rights Watch Traveling Film Festival
In Mexico, the simple act of reporting on the conflicts caused by the intersection of power, money, and the drug cartels can result in death. Reportero follows one group of reporters going against brutal obstacles, desperately doing their duty to tell their story to the world.
CMU Park Library Auditorium: Thursday, February 14 @ 6 p.m., Sunday, February 17 @ 12 p.m.
(France) Comedy-Romance - NR, French with English subtitles
A man and a woman share two major characteristics, a love and dedication to the art of chocolate making, and a debilitating shyness. Due to the help of the titular therapeutic group, the two may be able to overcome their flaws and find true love. This is the festival’s tribute to Valentine’s Day!
CMU Park Library Auditorium: Thursday, February 14 @ 8 p.m., Thursday, February 14 @ 9:45 p.m.
(USA) - NR
Lemon Lane - Two aging detectives stake out the neighborhood in search of a mysterious young man suspected of operating a marijuana ring fronting as lemonade stands. Produced by Victor Pytko and directed by Blake Discher.
Death of the World’s Last Artist - This simulated broadcast looks at the circumstance and consequence of the death of the world's last artist. Directed by Victor Pytko.
Day Job - A man goes about his morning routine while uploading some videos and goes to his day job. Produced by Adam Glenn and directed by Torrie Goedtel.
Vindiction - How far will you go to protect your sister? Produced by Abi Haggart and directed by Robert Parrish.Animus - A man recently released from prison gets drawn into the criminal underworld to pull off onelast score. Directed by Travis Hayward and written by Jordan Page.
CMU Park Library Auditorium: Saturday, February 16 @ 10:30 p.m.
Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
(Thailand) Fantasy - NR, Thai with English subtitles
In this mysterious film, Uncle Boonmee is reunited with the ghost of his dead wife and a non-human form of his lost son. On his deathbed, he is able to recall his past lives and contemplates the reason for his illness.
CMU Park Library Auditorium: Friday, February 8 @ 9:50 p.m., Saturday, February 9 @ 2:15 p.m.
(Cuba) Comedy-Drama - NR, Spanish with English subtitles
The friendship of young Malu and Jorgito is threatened by their parents’ class differences. The immense strength of the bond between the children encourages them to go to great lengths to stay together.
CMU Park Library Auditorium: Friday, February 15 @ 6 p.m., Sunday, February 17 @ 7 p.m.
Need To Talk About Kevin
(UK/USA) Thriller - R
Kevin’s vicious behavior growing up has caused his mother a great struggle. As she tries to piece together her life, Kevin’s final defiant act will be unimaginable.
CMU Park Library Auditorium: Sunday, February 10 @ 2 p.m., Sunday, February 10 @ 7:45 p.m.